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Commodity Manager

Ref no. BHN557848
Location Horsham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My client have a fantasic permanent opportunity to join their procurement team. This is a great oppportunity for someone who is looking for a development opportunity within purchasing.

Key skills required for this role

Experience in a procurement manufacturing environment


Experience in a procurement manufacturing environment

Job description

The role of the commodity manager will be to negotiate and co-ordinate the timely and cost effective supply of PCBAs and support services to the point of need, ensuring that company cost and performance targets are achieved.
Liaising with Engineering, Planning, Sales and Manufacturing disciplines.

Location - Near Horsham

Salary - up to £46k plus benefits

The roles and responsibilities of this role will be to -

Develop strategic and long term supply relationships with key vendors employing Supply Chain Management techniques to ensure the timely and cost effective supply of assemblies and components and support services, to the point of need, thereby ensuring that company cost and performance targets are achieved.

Work closely with Engineering on requirements for new assemblies, contributing cost effective components and competent sources of supply for the given requirement.

Ensuring deliveries are consolidated where appropriate to maximise use of each delivery vehicle, this not only reduces cost but also reduces the impact on the environment.

Negotiating cost and lead time reductions on bespoke and proprietary components.

Ensuring vendors of critical assemblies and components are fully aware of the Supplier Score Card process

Completing daily MRP output, with full consideration given to maximising delivery schedule.

The ideal candidate for this role will have -

Thorough understanding of computerised manufacturing systems (MRP, ERP, MPS)

Experience in modern supply methods including KANBAN proficiency

Ability to detect processes, products or performance defects and implement corrective action

Preparation of supply chain agreements

Strong negotiation skills

A good team player with hands on approach

Lucy Gibbs manages this role

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